Employee Benefits

What We Offer

Shelby County offers an excellent benefits program to its employees, including leave benefits, direct deposit, and 11 major holidays each year. Other benefits include the following.

Health Insurance

Health Insurance coverage is provided through the Local Government Health Insurance Program (LGHIP) administered through the Local Government Health Insurance Board (1-866-836-9137)

Dental Insurance

Dental Insurance coverage is provided through Delta Dental Insurance Company. (1-800-521-2651)


Shelby County employees participate in the Employees' Retirement System of Alabama. Deferred compensation plans are offered through:

Life Insurance

Shelby County employees are provided a basic term life and accidental death / dismemberment policy at no cost, with options to elect supplemental and voluntary benefits.

Other Voluntary Benefits

Employee Assistance Program